2008 Seminars

A Building to save Bodies and Books

Monday 22 September, 2008: A conference to mark the 275th anniversary of the Foundation of Dr. Steevens’ Hospital and the Edward Worth Library.

Supported by The Humanities Institute of Ireland 


The 2008 Worth Library Seminar Series


Friday, 25th January

Dr. Marie Coleman, Queen’s University, Belfast.

‘The Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstake abd the Dublin Voluntary Hospitals, 1930-1987′

Chair: Mr. Kieran Hickey.

Friday, 25th April

Professor Michael Hunter, Birkbeck College, University of London

‘Robert Boyle and the Uses of Print’

Friday, 9th May

Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, Director of the Ligatus Research Unit of the University of the Arts, London

‘Looking under the Covers: Book Bindings in the Edward Worth Library

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